Dr. Doug McGuff Bio: Throughout his career as an Emergency Doctor, Dr. McGuff maintained his interest in high intensity exercise. Doug realized a lifelong dream when he opened Ultimate Exercise in November, 1997, where he and his instructors continue to explore the limits of exercise through their personal training of clients. Source:

Here are a few of Dr. Doug McGuff’s work out videos for men.

All you need is 15 minutes to complete the Big 5 Workout.

Body By Science

In this first video, Doug McGuff, MD, explains the central components of the “Big 5” workout from Chapter 4 of the book “Body By Science.” Covered in this brief talk are exercise selection, the importance of force issues in exercise, the importance of intensity, why multiple sets of a given exercise are not necessary and the importance of full recovery in between workouts.


Here are videos of the Big 5:

BODY BY SCIENCE (VIDEO 10): The Big 5 Workout (Part 1)

In this installment, Dr. Doug McGuff explains the exercises and principles behind the “Big 5” workout as detailed in the book “Body By Science.”

BODY BY SCIENCE (VIDEO 10): The Big 5 Workout (Part 2)   

Doug McGuff, MD demonstrates the “Big 5” Workout as detailed in the book “Body By Science.” This is Part 2 of a four-part series.


In this third installment of the “Big 5” Workout series Dr. Doug McGuff demonstrates the remaining exercises of the “Big 5” workout as detailed in his book “Body By Science.”

BODY BY SCIENCE (VIDEO 10): The Big 5 Workout (Part 4)

In this fourth installment of the “Body By Science” BIG 5 Workout series, Dr. Doug McGuff discusses the metabolic effects of the “Big 5” workout.

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